Name: Elizabeth De Clare
Birth: 16 SEP 1295 in Tewkesbury, Glos
Death: 4 NOV 1360 in Bardfield, Essex
Burial: St Mary Aldgate, London, Middlesex
Occupation: Founder of Clare College, Cambridge
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Change Date: 10 JUL 2008
Co heir of brother Gilbert Earl of Gloucester and Hertford.
Lady Elizabeth de Clare (c1290 - 4 November,1360, Bardfield, Essex), founder of Clare College, Cambridge. This lady was buried at Ware Priory, in Hertfordshire, with her third husband Sir Roger, Lord d?Amory (d.1321), Baron of Armoy in Ireland, who had his first summons to parliament in 1317/8. He was engaged in the wars of Scotland, and was governor at different times of Knaresborough Castle, Gloucester Castle, and St.Briavel?s Castle.
He joined in the confederacy against the Spencers and with Thomas Earl of Lancaster marched on Burton-upon-Trent, and thence to Tutbury Castle, where he fell ill, never to recover. Lord d?Amory and Elizabeth de Clare had two daughters: Eleanor (or Agnes?) who married John de Raleigh, ancestor of the famous Sir Walter; and Elizabeth, who married John 3 rd Lord Bardolf (d.1371), Knight Banneret, of Wirmegay in Suffolk. T.C.Banks
Dietrich, Julia "For Her Good Estate: The Life of Elizabeth de Burgh, and: Medieval Gentlewoman: Life in a Gentry Household in the Later Middle Ages, and: Constructions of Widowhood and Virginity in the Middle Ages, and: Young Medieval Women (review)"
NWSA Journal - Volume 13, Number 2, Summer 2001, pp. 190-195
Indiana University Press
Married 1stly John de Burgh and their daughter married Lionel Planatganet.
Father: Gilbert ?The Red? De Clare b: 2 SEP 1243 in Christchurch, Hampshire
Mother: Joan ? of Acre? Plantagenet b: 1272 in Acre, Palestine
John De Burgh b: ABT 1290
30 SEP 1308
in Waltham Abbey
- William De Burgh b: 17 SEP 1312
Theobald De Verdon b: 8 SEP 1280
- Isabel De Verdon b: 21 MAR 1317 in Amesbury, Wiltshire
Roger D? Amory
- Elizabeth D? Amory b: BEF 23 MAY 1318
- Eleanor D? Amory